Gem elders seek to appease Odera Akang'o's spirit after cell is demolished

Gem elders seek to appease Odera Akang’o’s spirit after cell is demolished

If Odera Akang’o was alive today, several people in Gem constituency and Siaya County at large would now be doing time in lonely cells, nursing injuries after receiving several strokes of the cane.  Known for...
Ministry of ICT kicks off digitization of 369 health facilities

Ministry of ICT kicks off digitization of 369 health facilities

The Ministry of ICT, Innovations, and Youth affairs has kicked off the digitization of health facilities across the country to ensure effective and efficient service delivery.   Principal Secretary Jerome Ochieng says the government plans...
Ugunja Member of Parliament, Opiyo Wandayi addressing the media while flanked by Sidindi ward Member of the County Assembly, Joseph Wandera.

Gov’t urged to hasten process of leasing sugar factories

Ugunja MP Opiyo Wandayi has asked the government to ignore calls for more consultations over the leasing of sugar factories and instead hasten the process of leasing the mills to private investors. Wandayi, who is...

Committee blocks road contractor pay over shoddy work

A Project Management Committee (PMC) has declined to approve payment to a contractor saying he did shoddy work on the Ajigo-Aila Road in Bondo sub-County, Siaya County. The PMC chairman, Josiah Sellanga, said the contractor,...

Man in court for chopping off student’s hand in Siaya

A man who chopped off a university student’s hand was Thursday arraigned before Ukwala senior resident magistrate’s court and charged with causing grievous harm. Fredrick Onyango Otieno was charged with chopping off the left hand...
Teachers turn to Kazi Mtaani for survivalv

Teachers turn to Kazi Mtaani for survival

It is 6 am in Bondo Town and as residents of Abindu Estate wake up to start the day, Marion Achieng a teacher at a local private school prepares breakfast of boiled maize and...

Luo community urged to consolidate land for agriculture

The Luo community has been urged to stop sub dividing their land into parcels for constructing homesteads as the practice condemns them to abject poverty. West Asembo MCA Ambrose Akuno says prioritizing construction of homesteads...
Oginga Odinga University joins world research to find Covid-19

Oginga Odinga University joins world research to find Covid-19

Siaya based Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of science and technology (JOOUST) has joined the world research working towards finding a solution to the Coronavirus pandemic, vice-chancellor, Professor Stephen Gaya Agong has said. Prof Agong said...

Catholic priest to spend two more days in custody

Catholic priest Richard Oduor will spend two more days in custody after denying charges of knowingly spreading the coronavirus.  The prosecution had requested the court to remand him for five more days to allow the...
Siaya Governor apologizes to the family of Covid-19 victim

Siaya Governor institutes committee to probe burial of Covid-19 victim

Siaya Governor, Cornel Rasanga, has apologized over the callous manner in which a Covid-19 victim was buried in Ugenya and at the same time instituted a committee to probe the incident. Addressing the press at...

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